Rank and Name in, Second Lieutenant Glenn Zerdeen.
Unit/Placed in, United States Army Air Corps.
Glenn was born on Sep. 1, 1918 in Catawba County,North Carolina.
Father, Louis E. Zerdeen).
Mother, Sadie (Bloom) Zerdeen.
Sisters, Gwenalyn, Doris and Ester Zerdeen.
Brothers, Marvin and Howard Zerdeen.
Glenn entered the service from North Carolina with service number # 0-567162.
Glenn Zerdeen was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps.
Glenn Zerdeen was Killed in Action as a passenger onboard the Troopship USS Dorchester when it was torpedoed by the U-233 and sunk on Feb. 3, 1943 of the coast of Greenland, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.
Onboard the USS Dorchester there were 902 persons, 230 got saved, 672 persons died.
Glenn is buried at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
Tablets of the missing .
Thanks to Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Dorchester
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/